Scottish Forms of Popular Names, Female

via bbc.co.uk

via bbc.co.uk

Like yesterday we’re looking at the Scottish forms of some popular names. Again, the ranks quoted come from the Scotland 2013 set of data.

ALICE – Aileas

ANNA – Annag, Nandag

BEATRICE – Beitris

CAITLIN (#72)- Caitriona, Catriona (#413)

CHRISTINA (#344) – Cairistìona, Kirstin

ELEANOR (#147) – Eilionoir, Eilidh (#23)

ELIZABETH (#93) – Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth (#413)

FRANCESCA (#183) – Frangag

ISABELLA (#40) – Iseabail, Ishbel, Beileag, Isobel (#147)

KIRSTY (#213) – Ciorstaidh

LILY (#11) – Lillias, Lileas

LUCY (#5) – Liùsaidh

MARGARET (#319) – Maisie (#47), Mairead, Maighread, Peigi

MARY (#254) – Màiri, Mhairi (#344)

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